I’m not scared, am Indira Gandhi’s daughter-in-law: Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said there was nothing for her to get scared of in the National Herald case as she was the daughter-in-law of Indira Gandhi.

“Why should I be scared of anyone? I am (former prime minister) Indira Gandhi’s daughter-in-law. I am not scared of anyone,” Gandhi told reporters here.

Sonia Gandhi’s comment was the first after a Delhi court fixed December 19 for her appearance, as also of her son Rahul Gandhi before it in connection with the National Herald case.

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to quash a trial court’s summons to them in the case.

The Congress later dubbed the case “petty vendetta politics of the BJP”.

National Herald issue: Both houses of parliament adjourned

New Delhi, (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned on Tuesday till 11.30 a.m. following ruckus by Congress parliamentarians over the National Herald case.


Minutes after the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha assembled for the day’s proceedings, the Congress MPs in both the houses created a ruckus over court summons to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi.

The Delhi High Court had on Monday dismissed the plea of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to quash a trial court’s summons to them in the National Herald case.

The Congress termed it “petty vendetta politics of the BJP”.

The date for their appearance has been set for December 19.


  1. These 2G have ruined this nation when they were in power as well as out of power.-Mr.Krishna

    Sir, The Congress government also threw the DMK MP is lodged in a 15 ft x10 ft cell at the Tihar Jail, far from the air-conditioning and other comforts which she is used to at her palatial bungalow in Chennai’s CIT colony.DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi daughter and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi, accused in the Rs 1.77 lakh crores 2G spectrum allocation scam. It also pushed former Telecom Minister A Raja’s in the same case.

    The Modi’s India which elected with full majority promising ‘Good governance’ and ‘anti-corruption’ is maintained defend when ‘Vyapam scam’,Pankaja Munde in trouble over Rs 206 crore scam,Chhattisgarh PDS scam under CM Raman Singh “The scam, we believe, would go up to 1.5 lakh crore,”.

    There is no accountability from the scams in ruling but in opposition every scam is added with ‘G’ to blame the Congress. Despite the number magic in UPA II has taken the action against his coalition. Will move Modi’s governance so the same courage to kick scamsters?

    Ironically, the anti corruption crusader Anna Hazare put himself in exile and remain on ‘Maun vrath’ when scams started tumbling after Modi came to power. The Lokpal bill became ‘Dhool pal bill’ and remains mystery to date.

    Jai Hind

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